Dental Assistant

Grady Health System Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!

SUMMARY

The Dental Assistant (DA), under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse, and/or the Physician, provides age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintains a safe environment, collects information, communicates effectively, and utilizes technology. Performs patient care tasks and selected therapies as delegated by a licensed professional. The role of the DA also includes patient advocacy, teaching and performance improvement. The DA functions in the ambulatory settings, such as Specialty Clinics and Neighborhood Health Centers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Successful completion of a Dental Assistant Program or its equivalent is required.

  • 0 to 3 years of experience as a Dental Assistant is required.

  • Must possess knowledge of dental equipment, instruments, procedures, and terminology; the ability to instruct dental students and other health care personnel in dental assisting techniques and clinical procedures; the ability to observe and evaluate required information pertaining to a dental student.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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